EXPO 2021 Hatay on the way
In order to host B Class International Horticulture Expo in 2021 in Hatay, official application has been made to AIPH (International Association of Horticultural Producers). The chairman of Turkish Ornamental Plants Exporters Association and AIPH Board Member Osman Bağdatlıoğlu together with AIPH Board had various meetings and technical inspection visits in Hatay on 9-12th May 2017 to take the very first steps in the organization. The committee, which includes AIPH President Bernard Oosterom, AIPH Board Members Osman Bağdatlıoğlu and Kevin Chung, AIPH Secretary General Tim Briercliffe and Mayor of Hatay Municipality Assoc. Prof. Lütfü Savaş attended to this official meeting in the office of the Governor of Hatay Erdal Ata. AIPH approved Hatay Municipality to hold EXPO 2021, a Botanical Expo with the theme of “the Garden of Civilizations”.